Proper resource management is critical in achieving a timely, defensible and cost-effective discovery solution that accomplishes the client’s objectives. Case Preparation and Trial Strategy are all about managing complexity and reducing the number and impact of surprises through meticulous research, scenario formulation and extensive planning. A litigation strategy should be developed with the goal of optimizing the chance for a favorable outcome. PLUS provides innovative technology, top-notch legal talent and efficient project management workflows necessary to produce a high-quality, economical work product. Performing these functions in a complete and thorough manner is the difference between being truly exceptional and merely competent in pretrial advocacy. PLUS Case Strategy resources are vital tools deployed in achieving the best available result.
Managed review expands your team to provide the bandwidth you need to create efficiency while scaling processes within your organization. The PLUS team leverages our experience to cut the hard and soft costs associated with the daily review and identification of your data.
PLUS functions as a seamless, reliable extension of your team to cover the ebb and flow, off-hours and other capacity uncertainties your organization may experience. Our dedicated document review centers are custom designed to meet the needs of today’s discovery demands. PLUS’s expertise ranges from simple discovery to the most sophisticated and complex issue analysis as well as an extensive breadth of foreign language capabilities. Each location is maintained by best-in-class Endpoint Security applications allowing strict white list network access, location aware login controls, information barriers and the most powerful high-speed Internet available. We provide fully furnished, temperature controlled, well-lit review rooms, private conference rooms and separate eating and break areas for a highly professional workplace environment. Each center is staffed by full-time employees, working on-site daily to assist and provide complete quality control. With PLUS, every new review project is developed and managed by an experienced review attorney - start to finish.
When working remotely from one location is not an option, PLUS offers monitored attorney review from home. PLUS integrates groundbreaking end-point protection software for sensitive data. Facial recognition monitoring is enabled and only users with authorized access can view the documents. The screen blurs when it detects unwanted activity such as when the user looks away if someone looks over the user’s shoulder, if a user tries to take a screenshot or points a smartphone at the screen. PLUS allows you to be there – without being there – with our secure virtual monitoring technology that ensures confidentiality.
With PLUS, you can build your litigation strategy as you explore your data. CaseDynamics streamlines trial preparation by organizing and analyzing case details such as facts, issues, organizations, people, interviews and documents as you go, leading to more favorable trial outcomes. PLUS has used CaseDynamics to help clients with:
Organize ideas, prioritize facts and collaborate with colleagues.
Define review protocol, identify key issues, people, etc.
Add facts to support the case, tag documents with details.
Add supporting documents, organize and analyze case details.
Use pre-organized details to prepare witnesses, add additional details.
Use information gathered to organize and analyze details for trial. This process helps identify strengths and weaknesses in your litigation strategy and leads to better preparation for depositions, interviews and trial.
PLUS provides access to the Transcripts application, giving users the ability to upload, review, code, and annotate Transcript files in Relativity. With Transcripts, your team will be able to create word indexes of terms in a transcript, link to associated documents in a workspace from a transcript and add distinguishable reference terms to specific content. PLUS Transcripts supports video clips from the videographer and links them to the transcript for synced review. From within the viewer, case teams can create video clips for distribution by highlighting the corresponding text, using a preexisting designation or while playing the video clip with begin/end type editing. This enables case teams to draw powerful connections between what you uncover during legal proceedings and what you discover in case documents.